ANDERS S.G. ANDRAE
Dr. Anders S.G. Andrae received the M.Sc. degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree in electronics production from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2005.
He worked for Ericsson with LCA between 1997 and 2001. Between 2006 and 2008 he carried out post–doctoral studies at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan.
His speciality is the application of sustainability assessment methodologies to ICT solutions from cradle–to–grave. Lately he has focused mostly on resource efficiency, circular economy-related topics, operational markets statistics LCA methods and eco-rating methods for mobile devices.
Between 2009 and 2011 Dr. Andrae was the Editor of European Telecommunications Standards Institute’s (ETSI) first LCA standard for ICT. Between 2012 and 2014 he helped complete its update in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), creating a global common LCA standard for ICT.
In ETSI, apart from LCA of telecom goods, networks and services, he is currently the Editor for standardization of circular economy metrics for ICT infrastructure goods – and Editor in ITU for material efficiency concepts for general ICT.
In September 2016 Dr. Andrae was appointed Chairman of ETSI TC EE WG on “Environmental matters associated with Mobile ICT Devices” (M-ICT). Product Environmental Footprint topics for mobile phones is the first topic of M-ICT.
He has previously published three books and 27 peer–reviewed journal papers, for example a recent—highly cited—one in the journal Challenges about the emerging trends in electricity consumption of consumer ICT.
He is a frequently used Reviewer for International Journals within Environmental Science and on the Editorial Board of Challenges.
Since 2008 Dr. Andrae has been with Huawei Technologies in Sweden as Senior Expert of Life Cycle Assessment.